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    King Of The Robber Barons

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    Robber Baron: 1: an American capitalist of the latter part of the 19th century who became wealthy through exploitation (as of natural resources, governmental influence, or low wage scales) Jay, born Jayson Gould to John Burr and Mary Gould as a small, feeble baby, was the robber baron's robber baron. He was the king manipulator of Wall Street. Although he was not the only snake on Wall Street, he was the most calculating, manipulative, and strategizing of them all. December 6, 1892, surrounded

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    Nikki Giovanni

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    BLACK POWER! This exclamation was prominent during the Black Arts Movement, a period in the mid- 1900’s when black art, literature, and music was on a major rise. From the Black Arts Movement arose many influential writers. One of the most critically acclaimed, impactful, and powerful writers that began a reign during the Black Arts Movement was Nikki Giovanni. Giovanni received much criticism during this time for her controversial literature, but presenting continues to create literary works that

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    Percy Lavon Julian was born in Montgomery, Alabama as the first child of James Sumner Julian and Elizabeth Lena Julian. Percy was raised by parents who deeply valued education. His mother, Elizabeth, was a school teacher. Percy’s father, James, was a mail railroad clerk for the U.S. Postal System. Percy attended school through the eighth grade in Alabama’s public schools. Going to high school was not an option for Percy, since he was a black person. But that didn’t stop Percy from going into college

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    Carmen Reid 6 January 2013 Rough Draft- Historical Investigation What was the goal and function of the black and white members in the American Missionary Association (AMA), a respected agency of the Northern Congregational Churches in the Reconstruction era? During my research investigation, I wish to understand and discover the purpose of the American Missionary Association. In my research investigation, I will solely focus on the American Missionary Association and their principles, goals, purpose

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    Ida B. Wells

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    Mississippi, on July 16, 1862. During Reconstruction, she was educated at a Missouri Freedman's School, Rust University, and began teaching school at the age of fourteen. In 1884, she moved to Memphis, Tennessee, where she continued to teach while attending Fisk University during summer sessions. In Tennessee, especially, she was appalled at the poor treatment she and other African-Americans received. After she was forcibly removed from her seat for refusing to move to a "colored car" on the Chesapeake & Ohio

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    aunt. Her brothers on the other hand stayed in Mississippi and worked as carpenter apprentices. Furthermore, in Memphis, Tennessee, Ida B. Wells lied about her actual age and became a teacher. Nevertheless, Ida B. Wells, continued her education at Fisk University, which is located in Nashville (Biography.com

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    How "First Love" is Represented by Different Artists First love is represented in different ways by different artists in their writings according to their own experiences. Different artists experience different things when they are growing up and their first loves are not always the opposite sex. Some felt the love from their parents was the most important, when they were young, others felt the love of their lovers was the most important. But no matter who the other person or persons were that

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    the HBCU (Historically Black College or University) Fisk University, located in Nashville, Tennessee, who performed it in places such as churches or small concert halls, and categorized the song as an early form of Gospel music, a popular sacred-genre amongst African Americans. (PII) The Fisk Jubilee Singers originated as fundraising entertainment that displayed black performers.(SIV) The few black concert performers before the plight of the Fisk Jubilee Singers, such as Elizabeth Taylor Greenfield

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    “We are not friends because of the laughs we spend, but the tears we save.” This line is a fragment of the short poem, “A Poem of Friendship” by Nikki Giovanni. The significance is that the friendship that Nikki and her unknown friend had was not just one filled with happiness and smiles. It was also one where they helped each other through hard times where tears would have been shed had it not been for their friendship. Nikki Giovanni is a very popular poet whose fame started in the mid 1960’s.

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    Jealousy.

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    doesn't drink, but he rather be hungover tomorrow then to withstand anymore of this appalling scene. James and Aleks slow dancing in the middle of the floor, both tipsy, swaying in each other's arms. Kevin sighs and picks up a half-drunken beer that had been on the table. He could care less who it previously belonged to, as long as he could get rid of the pain in his heart James had caused. James knew how Kevin admired and looked up to Aleks, he was the first person Kevin told about his crush. Then

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